Nov 14, 2012 4:00am PST
named doctor of the year in her boston area hospital is now facing a long list of charges after a dramatic crash, all of it caught on a traffic cam. police say dr. kristen howard was speeding away from an accident in a supermarket parking lot in wellesley, massachusetts. that's when she bolted out of the parking lot, went airborne and smashed into traffic, injuring the driver of one car. police say she had been drinking and also taking controlled substances, drugs she had prescribed to herself. >>> a baltimore bus driver has been suspended after getting into a fight with a young passenger. this cell phone video shows the shocking altercation with a student, a student, earlier this week. passengers scrambled out of the way as the female driver got the best of the girl, holding her down in the back of the city bus. the person who posted the video said the driver hit the girl after saying she was playing her music too loudly. the driver said it was all about being disrespectful. >> wow. >>> that puppeteer who has voiced elmo for decades says he is relieved after his accuser recante
Nov 15, 2012 4:00am PST
from boston to southern california mostly barefoot. rae heim shed her shoes after breaking a toe. she never put her shoes back on. >> the 18-year-old ran to raise money for soles4 souls. the cross country adventure took about seven months. but rai surpassed her goal of raising $10,000 and a lot of shoes, as well. >> kudos to you. >>> for some of you, your local news is coming up next. >> we'll be right back. full of great new items for a boost of happiness, tips for staying healthy and sweet holiday deals to stay one step ahead. or at least try to. pick up your free copy and get 3,000 points right now when you buy $20 of select walgreens store brand products. at the corner of happy and healthy. we might still be making mix tapes. find this. pause this. play this. eject this. write this. it's like the days before esurance express lane™. you had to find a bunch of documents just to get a car insurance quote. now express lane finds your driving info with just one click, saving time to be nostalgic about the days before express lane. thank you, insurance for the modern world. esurance.
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
in 9 of the 12 fed regions. but new york, philadelphia and boston saw a slowdown largely because of hurricane sandy. no surprise there. >>> and there's no slowdown in what americans are spending on gas, though. drivers are on pace to spend a record amount at the pump this year. $483 billion or $1.32 billion a day, with gas prices consistently high during the past year. but in a bright spot, though, looking ahead to 2013, the energy department predicts gas will average about $3.44 a gallon. that's about 20 cents lower than this year. >>> and what about the cars and trucks that need filling up? the l.a. auto show opens tomorrow, with vehicles from the ordinary to the out of this world. toyota is getting early buzz with its first redesign of the rav-4 suv in seven years. featuring an intelligent all-wheel drive system. also getting attention, right there. volkswagen's new beetle convertible. >>> and starbucks is rolling out a new coffee. and if the caffeine doesn't jolt you, the price certainly will. it is the chain's most expensive coffee ever. the costa rica will set you back $7 a